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Pioneer VSX-D498 I have a pioneer VSX-D498. While watching a movie today I noticed that I was not getting any soung from my back speakers. The front of the receiver usually has the Digital, Prologic, program formats, and LFE lights on. It is not doing that anymore. Do you know how I can fix this? I am no longer getting 5.1 sound. Thanks

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  • Anonymous Jun 21, 2008

    I moved from another state and it was unplugged for about 2 months. I had it unplugged all last night and today still the same problem. Problem is when I'm watching a DVD or HDTV the receiver will not transmit to 5.1 Dolby Digital when the signal sent to the receiver is. It just will stay in Pro-logic. It does it coaxial and both opticals. I checked my Oppo DVD player and HDTV box and it's transmiting in DD 5.1. Don't know what happened. It's old but always have taken care of it. Keeping it clean and not having it on all the time. It's exclusively for DVD and HDTV sport or movies.
    I see others had this problem but no answers that seem to fix the problem.
    It no way could of been damaged in the move because I had it packed in the back of a SUV with other fragile items. Also bubbled wrap beyond belief.
    I really appreciate you help. Thank you.


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I am trying to hook up my vsx d498 to my new blue ray and vizio and I was going to use optical cables. problem is it doesnt appear that this reciever will do 5.1 surround unless you use strictly component cables. Am I wrong? Niether my tv nor my dvd player have the av cable hook ups for surround sound.

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I'm having the same problem. The thing is I moved and it was unplugged for 2 months. No way was damaged during the move. Now it won't switch over to 5.1 Dolby Digital, just stays at Pro Logic. I've tried different inputs. I would appreciate some help. Thank you. Yes, I unplugged it.

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    The PCM decoder isn't working. I called a friends friend who is a audio engineer, well, he told me that i can switch the output of my Oppo DVD player to RAW instead of PCM, so I did and it worked? Actually first thing we tried and it worked He said some of the first generation Pioneers and others have this problem. So try that guy. Maybe it will help yours. Hope it will.

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Silly Question John?? Have you or anybody changed modes on the reciver??? Not so silly as i've seem even a power do that. if not in the system then try unplugging for 24 hours and starting over again . let us know as maybe we can come up with more as we get more info. Good Luck

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